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The Darkness review

Review: The Darkness II

Have you ever felt a rage so powerful and consuming that it seemed to be operating under its own control? That's the Darkness.
The heart of the matter
By MITCH KRPATA  |  February 17, 2012

Fake It So Real considers the arts of storytelling and bodyslams

Almost any documentary about a niche hobby or creative outlet (think Every Little Step or Spellbound ) devotes some amount of screen time to the therapeutic value of such unlikely obsessions.
Men in tights
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  February 03, 2012

Lyn Ford will tell her stories at Funda Fest 14

I have always considered the art of storytelling one of the purest forms of theater: it runs the gamut of emotions, presents a wealth of diverse characters, and can almost literally hold you spellbound.
The power of sharing
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  January 13, 2012

Our quirky, compelling senator

Any faithful reader of the Providence Journal is familiar with the talents of G. Wayne Miller — a reporter with a remarkable knack for storytelling.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  September 30, 2011
night circus, book cover

The Night Circus

The man billed as Prospero the Enchanter receives a fair amount of correspondence via the theater office, but this is the first envelope addressed to him that contains a suicide note, and it is also the first to arrive carefully pinned to the coat of a
Excerpted from the novel by Erin Morgenstern
By ERIN MORGENSTERN  |  July 22, 2011
It Gets Better - Portland, ME

It Gets Better - Portland, ME

We were inspired by the It Gets Better Project and the Make It Better Project to record our own videos of Mainers offering encouraging messages...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  October 26, 2010


Maine storyteller heads away for audiences

We here at the Phoenix don't pull this kind of thing often, but this weekend you're missing out. Lewiston native (and Munjoy Hill dweller) Michael Parent has headed 1000 miles southwest from Portland to the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesboro
Tall tales
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 25, 2010

Copyright Abby Ruby

You know what's really annoying?
By KARL STEVENS  |  July 09, 2010

Universal tales

For the 11th consecutive year, the Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS) are bringing stories and tellers from near and far for the eight-day FUNDA Fest (January 18-25).
Diane Macklin makes a difference at FUNDA
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  January 13, 2009